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St. George Family History Expo 2013


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Event Location Address

The Dixie Center
1835 Convention Center Dr.
St. George , Utah 84790
435-628-7003

Click Here to view the The Dixie Center website.

Event Date/Time

February 22, 2013 12:00 PM - February 23, 2013 4:30 PM

Description and Highlights

Family History Expos celebrates 10 Years in business at our 9th Annual St. George Family History Expo!

Opening Keynote

James L. Tanner Is a retired attorney and business owner with over 33 years of experience in genealogical research. James was an intelligence officer during the Vietnam War, has a BA Degree in Spanish, a Masters Degree in Linguistics from the University of Utah, and a JD Degree in Law from Arizona State University.

He has nearly 40 years experience as a trial attorney in Arizona with experience in both real estate and probate law among other areas of the law. His expertise is in high demand, he taught classes at the Mesa FamilySearch Library for 10 years. He is currently teaching from nine to eleven hours a week at the BYU FamilySearch Library and training all Missionaries on the floor. He is the author of The Guide to FamilySearch Online.

James is an avid Blogger and his genealogy blog, Genealogy's Star is one of the top genealogy blogs in the US. He has been a presenter at a number of Expos and Conferences. He is the former owner of a retail computer business and Apple Macintosh software company.

Closing Keynote

Holly T. Hansen President and founder of Family History Expos, Inc., has been instrumental in helping thousands understand the principles, strategies, and sources they can use to trace their roots in today's ever-changing technological environment.

She is the mastermind behind more than 50 Family History Expos, held across the United States, and numerous Retreats at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah and repositories in diverse cities. She is dedicated to helping individuals and families, one-on-one, with their personal research needs. Currently, she is involved in creating podcasts, webinars, and video presentations to help people move forward in their family history endeavors.

Holly’s titles include author, lecturer, editor and publisher. She has produced more than 100 unique syllabus and class handout books for Family History Expos attendees. She is a former editor of Everton's Genealogical Helper magazine, and editor of the 10th and 11th editions of The Handybook for Genealogists, with more than one million copies sold. She has also authored The Directory of North American Railroads, Trekking for Ancestors, co-authored a series of 16 family history interview books entitled Celebrating and Capturing the Memories and 20 in-depth Research Guides for many aspects of family history research.

Holly and her husband, Chris P. Hansen, have been married for 38 years and are the parents of five remarkable children. Holly received an Honors BA in History from Weber State University and continues to dedicate time to education on a daily basis.


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Event Registration Fee

  • Saturday, December 01, 2012

Event Lodging

  • Fairfield Inn by Marriott - St. George
    1660 S. Convention Center Drive St. George, UT 84790
    Room - Run of House - $109.00

    To make a reservation, please call 888-236-2427 and tell the reservationist you are with the Family History Expo group attending a conference at the Fairfield Inn in St. George, UT.

    The cutoff date for reservations is February 3, 2013. After this date, any rooms not guaranteed will be charged at the regular rate based on availability.

    The Fairfield Inn is located 1/4 mile from the Dixie Center and offers a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, complimentary internet and parking, and refrigerators and microwaves in each room. Check-in is at 3:00pm and check-out is at noon.

  • St George Clarion Suites
    1239 South Main St. George, UT 84770
    Room - Run of House - $79.00

    To make reservations, call 435-673-7000 and tell the reservationist you are with the Family History Expo group.

    The cutoff date for reservations is January 21, 2013. After this date, reservations will be taken on a space available basis only.

    Clarion Suites is located 1/2 mile from the Dixie Convention Center. They offer a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, complimentary parking, wireless internet, and refrigerators/microwaves in each room. Check-in is at 3:00pm and check-out is at 11:00am.

  • Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites, St George

    1450 S Hilton Dr Saint George, UT 84770

    Room - Run of House - $75.00

    To make a reservation, please call the Front Desk at 435-628-0464 and request the FHE13 rate.

    The cutoff date for making reservations is January 4, 2013. Reservations made after the cutoff date are subject to availability and will be charged at the current daily rate.

    The Crystal Inn is located just over 1 mile from the Dixie Center. A Hot Breakfast Buffet is included, as well as complimentary parking and internet. Rooms have refrigerators and microwaves. Check-in time is 3:00pm and check-out is noon.

Event Agenda

- Click on a class title to read the class description
- Click on a speaker name to read their bio
- All classes are based on local time
- Agenda is subject to change without notice

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St. George Family History Expo 2013 Agenda

Friday, February 22, 2013

12:00 pm Registration & Exhibits Open
1:00 pm Opening Keynote Address
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2:00 pm Visit Exhibits and Ask-the-Pros
2:30 pm Class Session One Includes
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3:20 pm Visit Exhibits and Ask-the-Pros
3:50 pm Class Session Two Includes
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4:40 pm Meal Break, Visit Exhibits, Ask-the-Pros & Win Prizes!
6:00 pm Class Session Three Includes
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6:50 pm Visit Exhibits and Ask-the-Pros
7:20 pm Class Session Four Includes
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St. George Family History Expo 2013 Agenda

Saturday, February 23, 2013

9:00 am Registration & Exhibits open
10:00 am Class Session One Includes
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10:50 am Visit Exhibits and Ask-the-Pros
11:20 am Class Session Two Includes
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12:10 pm Meal Break,Visit Exhibits, Ask the Pros & Win Prizes
1:30 pm Class Session Three Includes
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2:20 pm Visit Exhibits & Ask-the-Pros
2:50 pm Class Session Four Includes
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3:40 pm Last Chance to Visit Exhibits - Hall closes at 4:00 p.m.
4:00 pm Closing Session and Grand Prizes Awarded
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Event Sponsors

Show Sponsor
Family History Expos, Inc.  

Supported By
FamilySearch  

Media Sponsorship
Cherry Creek Radio  
TheSpectrum.com  



Event Contact

For more information contact:
Dan Thomson
dan@fhexpos.com
801-829-8301


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